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Another terrible night, again no specific trigger... Went to bed and just couldn't sleep. Felt shaky and anxious. Came downstairs and watched TV still feeling anxious. Eventually got approx 2 hours sleep.

Feeling so fed up. What is going on 😞😞😞

Citalopram 2008-2014

Venlafaxine started 2014 37.5mg - Increased over several months up to 300mg

Started reducing early 2015- reduced by 37.5mg each time

June 2016- cold turkey from 37.5mg

Re instated 37.5mg June 2016

Increased to 75mg June 2016

Changed from 75mg Extended Release capsules to 37.5mg standard release liquid twice a day January 2017

Changed back to 75mg extended capsules February 2017

Tapered down by 12.5mg each reduction

Completely off Venlafaxine October 2020 - felt fine 

February 2021 - Sertraline 50mg for 2 days then stopped - bad reaction

February 2021- Venlafaxine XL 37.5mg for 12 days then stopped CT as couldn't sleep 

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venlafaxine1990

Last night I slept all night again and actually slept for 8 hours without waking at all. 

@Altostratais being so up and down a positive sign that I will stabilise? 

Citalopram 2008-2014

Venlafaxine started 2014 37.5mg - Increased over several months up to 300mg

Started reducing early 2015- reduced by 37.5mg each time

June 2016- cold turkey from 37.5mg

Re instated 37.5mg June 2016

Increased to 75mg June 2016

Changed from 75mg Extended Release capsules to 37.5mg standard release liquid twice a day January 2017

Changed back to 75mg extended capsules February 2017

Tapered down by 12.5mg each reduction

Completely off Venlafaxine October 2020 - felt fine 

February 2021 - Sertraline 50mg for 2 days then stopped - bad reaction

February 2021- Venlafaxine XL 37.5mg for 12 days then stopped CT as couldn't sleep 

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